The New York Police Department arrested a Brooklyn man Tuesday for falsely claiming that he was robbed by two African-American men at Central Park, reports the New York Daily News.
From the New York Daily News:
Mohammad Shaukat, 22, was arrested for claiming falsely that two black men stole $33,000 in camera equipment from him at W. 106th St. and the West Drive about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday. “It never happened,” a police source said of the robbery.
Shaukat was charged with making a false written statement. He has one prior sealed arrest.
Shaukat was scheduled for an arraignment Tuesday morning, reports DNAinfo New York.
SOURCE: New York Daily News, DNAinfo New York
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1. LeBron James wants everyone to stop the violence.
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2. Halle Berry shared a photo of her son, saying, “What will my brown son’s future be? What will your brown son’s future be? The uncertainty is real. I beg you not to be a bystander in this life, but to go out and find ways to make peaceful change. Our boys need us so rather than launching into deep sentiment here on this platform, I promise to find ways to get involved and help.”
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3. Danielle Brooks wants to know: What’s going on?
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4. Ashanti spoke out on freedom.
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5. Ms. Tina Knowles shared a pic of herself watching CNN, writing, “Oh my God ! This is horrible !! Please pray for the fallen officers, and the injured ones and their families. The violence has got to stop. Love not hate is the answer. No one has the right to take another persons life ! Not to take our black men’s lives and not police officers either. “
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6. Tyrese vented.
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7. Demi Lovato tweeted about her home town.
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8. Kris Jenner reposted Beyonce’s post
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